Saina Nehwal defeats PV Sindhu to Clinch National Championship

File Photo - Saina Nehwal
Gaurav Saxena|08-Nov-2017 20:12

Nagpur, Nov 8 - Saina Nehwal edged past P.V. Sindhu in finals of National Badminton Championship final. Saina defeated Sindhu in close encounter 21-17,27-25.

It was a much awaited final between London Bronze Medalist and Rio Silver Medalist and jam packed stadium was waiting for this epic encounter.

In first set it went closely till the end and it was Saina who grabbed last 3 points to take the set.

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Next set as expected was more exciting as Sindhu was ready for a comeback and it was seen on the court too.

Second set also went head to head and it was Saina who reached to Match point first but Sindhu saved it.

Both players were not ready to give up and score went to 25-25 and it was Saina who clinched next two points to defeat Sindhu.

This is Saina Nehwal third title at National Championship Title.